Attention Sophomores and Juniors

Are you interested in getting high school and college credit while exploring potential career opportunities?  DMACC Career Academy at the Hunziker Center in Ames can provide several options.   Bring your lunch and join us for a “Lunch and Learn” session during your lunch period on Wednesday, January 31 in the multi-purpose room.   A Student panel of Ames HIgh peers will speak about their Career Academy programs and learning experiences this year.   They are:

Seth Henschen – Auto Tech Program

Jacob VerSteegt – Building Trades Program

Grace Perrin – Health occupations/CNA program

Teresa Pelzer- Culinary Arts Program

Greg Bernhard – Criminal Justice Program

Marin Ellis – Teacher Academy Program

Will Tibbin – Welding Program

Hope to see you there.


Any girl or boy student who is interested in participating in Track & Field this spring for Ames High can attend the preseason information meeting Thursday Feb 1st during plus period in the gym. Students can sign up for plus period under the name Duea.

Congratulations to the following Ames High seniors for being named candidates in the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program:  

Ryan Jeong, Melissa Liu, Caroline Paxton, and Tianxin Xu.

Thought For The Day –  “”The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high but that it is too low and we reach it.”  Michelangelo